The Ministry of Interior announced today that two suicide bombings were carried out before Maghrib (evening) prays in Madinah and Qatif. The ministry said that that before Maghrib prayers in Madinah, security men suspected a person while he was heading to the Prophet's Mosque through a visitor’s parking lot. When they intercepted him, he detonated an explosive vest, which resulted in his death, killing four security men, and injury of 5 other security men.
On the same evening, a suicide bombing occurred at a mosques near Mias market in Qatif. The remains of three people were found and are being identified. Security agencies are still investigating the two crimes. A statement will be issued on developments.